Maldives

Atolls and islands, crystal clear waters and plenty of big fish, the Maldives is a fantastic place for scuba diving in luxury
Featured Photographer: Charly Clérisse

Featured Photographer: Charly Clérisse

ByDIVE StaffJan 26, 2024
Charly Clérisse is an underwater photographer originally from France, currently a full-time liveaboard dive manager based in the Maldives
PADI bans multi-agency Middle-East and Egypt dive centres

PADI bans multi-agency Middle-East and Egypt dive centres

ByDIVE StaffJan 22, 2024
PADI has told dive operators across the Middle East and Africa they must exclusively provide PADI courses to maintain their Membership.
Featured Photographer – Jan Leya

Featured Photographer – Jan Leya

A great portfolio from the Red Sea and Indonesia by Nat Geo Germany's award-winning newcomer and Greenpeace photographer, Jan Leya
Featured Photographer – Catherine ‘CatSharks’ Cushenan

Featured Photographer – Catherine ‘CatSharks’ Cushenan

ByDIVE StaffJul 14, 2023
Catherine Cushenan (@catsharks) is a shark ecologist, freediver and underwater photographer with a particular love of charismatic megafauna
Featured Photographer: Sean Chinn

Featured Photographer: Sean Chinn

ByDIVE StaffMar 28, 2023
Sean is an underwater and topside photographer based in Birmingham, UK, with a passion for travelling the world and capturing the beauty of its wildlife
British diver dies at Maldives’ Rasdhoo island

British diver dies at Maldives’ Rasdhoo island

A British scuba diver has died while diving at the popular Hammerhead Shark Point, close to Rasdhoo island in the Maldives
Reefscape Travel – scuba diving with a personal touch

Reefscape Travel – scuba diving with a personal touch

Two self-confessed 'scuba diving obsessives' tell DIVE how they came to start their dream business, Reefscape Travel.
DIVE Magazine print issue highlights of 2022

DIVE Magazine print issue highlights of 2022

A selection of some of the best articles from DIVE’s 2022 print magazine issues We are exceedingly proud of DIVE’s…

OBLU NATURE Helengeli – explore, dive in, and experience the wonder!

OBLU NATURE Helengeli – explore, dive in, and experience the wonder!

ByDIVE StaffNov 30, 2022
Surrounded by magical flora and fauna, OBLU NATURE Helengeli is a tropical Maldives diving wonderland just waiting to be explored
Featured Photographer: Mia Stawinski

Featured Photographer: Mia Stawinski

ByDIVE StaffNov 25, 2022
Mia Stawinski is a Dutch and Polish award-winning underwater and topside wildlife conservation photographer and filmmaker
Nekton mission reveals Maldives ‘trapping zone’

Nekton mission reveals Maldives ‘trapping zone’

ByDIVE StaffOct 18, 2022
Nekton scientists announced the discovery of 'The Trapping Zone’, a distinct new deepwater ecosystem in the Maldives
Featured Photographer: Todd Thimios

Featured Photographer: Todd Thimios

ByDIVE StaffOct 18, 2022
Todd Thimios is an expedition guide who specialises in technical diving and underwater filming. Enjoy his stunning portfolio
Nekton launchs survey of uncharted Maldives waters

Nekton launchs survey of uncharted Maldives waters

ByDIVE StaffSep 13, 2022
The first systematic survey of the marine life of the Maldives from the surface down to 1,000m was launched on 4 September
Fuvahmulah: the next great shark-diving destination

Fuvahmulah: the next great shark-diving destination

ByDIVE ContributorsJul 21, 2022
Could the little-visited island of Fuvahmulah in the south of the Maldives be the next great shark diving destination?
Sheba recruiting Maldives reef restoration ‘Hope Ambassador’

Sheba recruiting Maldives reef restoration ‘Hope Ambassador’

ByDIVE StaffJun 22, 2022
Cat-food brand SHEBA is recruiting a 'Hope Ambassador' for its new coral reef restoration programme on the Maldives island of Fulhadhoo.
Ari Atoll’s high-energy thila diving

Ari Atoll’s high-energy thila diving

ByDIVE StaffJun 3, 2022
The vast Ari Atoll is blessed with some of the Maldives’ top dive sites and almost as impressive hotels. Chloe Smith found both irresistible
The 12 best places to dive with manta rays

The 12 best places to dive with manta rays

ByDIVE StaffMay 15, 2022
Diving with manta rays is one of the greatest experiences you can have underwater. Here's the best places to encounter mantas
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10 best dive resorts in the Maldives

ByDIVE StaffMay 5, 2022
Our round-up of the best diving in the Maldives with a range of resorts and islands to suit all tastes and pockets
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